BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Xylem, Aurinia Pharma, Post Properties
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Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.26 percent at 18,571, S&P 500 futures were up 0.21 percent at 2,184.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.17 percent at 4,812.5.
** TESLA MOTORS INC, Friday close $225.61, +0.26 pct premarket
The electric car maker removed the word "autopilot" and a Chinese term for "self-driving" from its China website after a driver in Beijing who crashed in "autopilot" mode complained that Tesla overplayed the function's capability and misled buyers.
** MID-AMERICA APARTMENT COMMUNITIES INC, Friday close $102.15, -3.53 pct premarket
** POST PROPERTIES INC, Friday close $62.22, +10.38 pct premarket
Mid-America Apartment said it would buy Post Properties for about $3.88 billion to create the largest publicly traded multifamily apartment real estate investment trust by units.